Posted on Mar 1, 2019

Absolute Assurance Home Inspection Services, LLC

Check your gutters and downspouts before Spring!

One of the most common problems we find when performing home inspections in the North-Central Maryland and Southern-Central Pennsylvania areas in and around Westminster is issues with the home's gutters and downspouts. This often overlooked part of the home is a CRITICAL system in controlling moisture intrusion into the structure, but many people underestimate the importance of a properly functioning gutter and downspout system. This article can help you understand more about the need for gutters and downspouts and gives you some tips for maintaining them.

Spring will bring rain!

Although recent snow and ice may have you still thinking of winter and the dreaded cold, rest assured that Spring is right around the corner! Spring inevitably will bring rain - potentially LOTS OF RAIN, too! Now is the time to check your gutters and downspouts on your home to make sure they are properly functioning before the rains come! How important can gutters and downspouts be you say? Well, just a few inches of rain falling on the roof of a house can produce several thousand gallons of water runoff! If this runoff is not properly channeled away from the home's foundation, it can quickly saturate the soil surrounding the building and wick through the foundation and into the interior......
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